NEWS AUGUST, 2010

  • Au Revoir

    Aug 31, 2010

    Thank you for the memories and for being such a class act.
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    Laurent Fignon {August 12, 1960 – August 31, 2010} (picture via the internet)
    It is truly an honor that Laurent Fignon rode a Raleigh during the most exciting tour ever in 1989. 

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  • Record Review

    Aug 17, 2010

    2010 Raleigh Record Ace as reviewed by the staff at Bicycling Magazine. 
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    A couple of side notes…I’ve been able to find the Record Ace dating back to 1936…anyone have proof of one before then?  Second…for 2011 the Record Ace has received an upgrade to Shimano 105 brakes.
    Plus…Le Bike Club got a hold of one and decided to personalize [...]

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  • Raleigh 2011 Product Launch

    Aug 11, 2010

    Too much happened at the Suncadia Resort 2 weeks back to write about…so we made a video instead.  Take a peak…

    Raleigh America Diamondback 2011 Launch at Suncadia from Diamondback Bicycles on Vimeo.

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  • Why Steel?

    Aug 6, 2010

    Recently we’ve really started to expand our line of Steel bikes while other companies are heavy handed into Carbon everything.  Every now and then, some folks ask why we’re still making steel bikes.  Why are we making a lugged 853 International?  Why did we make an 853 XXIX Pro instead of a carbon?  Why are our high end commuter bikes steel [...]

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  • A Couple From the InterNerd

    Aug 5, 2010

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    A few months ago the crew at Urban Velo received a Rush Hour FB.  I was initally stoked that they just wrote up about getting the bike and what their initial thoughts were on it.  Being the professionals that they are though…they wrote a follow up on it after spending a couple months riding it.  You can [...]

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